12 Family Staycations The Kids Will Love

A list of family-friendly staycation packages in Singapore.

By Kelvin Low      18 September 2020

With many countries shuttered to all but essential travellers, many travel plans have been disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fret not, staycation packages are being rolled out, catering for everyone from couples to young families.

Take a dive through these deals on offer. While these venues have been checked against Singapore Tourism Board’s list of approved hotels, they may still be subject to changes.

Kids Stay Free, Fun For Whole Family

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

mandarinoriental.com/singapore/marina-bay/luxury-hotel

Families can look forward to a plethora of fun-filled activities at the Nerf Action Xperience or Kiztopia. Kiztopia offers various engaging activities designed to strengthen physical, emotional, cognitive and social development, while the Nerf Action Xperience challenges the family with various play zones.

SAFRA members get to enjoy accommodation in the City Suite room from S$388++ per night, which includes the following:

Breakfast for two adults and two children
Complimentary two rollaway beds
Complimentary choice of either a three-hour duration of family activities at Kiztopia or a NERF Action Xperience
20% discount for spa treatments

Fun Family Playcation

Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

shangri-la.com/en/singapore/shangrila

An urban oasis set amid 15 acres of landscaped gardens, and minutes away from bustling Orchard Road, this hotel boasts an extensive range of 11 restaurants and bars serving cuisines such as Cantonese, Japanese, Modern-European and Italian. The hotel is welcoming of families, boasting an interactive play area and themed rooms and suites to entertain the young ones.

SAFRA members can enjoy a special deal on the Garden Wing Deluxe City View Room at S$345++ per night. This rate includes:

Breakfast for two adults, and two children below 12 years old
Extra bed for one child below 12 years old
One playtime session at Buds by Shangri-La per night
One playtime session at Splash Zone per night
15% discount at Origin Grill
Complimentary parking

Capri Master Chef Junior Staycation

Capri by Fraser

singapore.capribyfraser.com

Urban inspired, high-tech and intuitive, Capri by Fraser, Changi City offers an extensive range of facilities and services together with comfort and convenience. It has 313 studios with fully-equipped kitchenettes, complimentary high-speed internet access, and state-of-the-art home entertainment systems.

This package will introduce kids to the art of cooking. Choose between an easy pancake recipe starter kit, or let the little chefs run free with their creativity with the curated fruit decoration activities.

The package starts from S$198++ per room per night. The rate is inclusive of:

Daily breakfast for up to two adults and one child
“Little Chef” cooking starter kit with little apron for one child
Late check-out till 4pm
Complimentary high-speed WiFi access
Children below 11 years old stay free with shared existing bedding

Kids Themed Room

Village Hotel Bugis

stayfareast.com/en/Hotels/Village-Hotel-Bugis

Explore the crossroads of culture, from the nearby Kampong Glam to the charming Haji Lane and Arab Street which feature cafes and artistic boutiques. Complete your Village experience at the conserved pre-war shophouses with a shopping outing at Bugis Village.

The Kids Themed Room offers you and your little ones the ideal space to play and sleep, coupled with children-themed decorations, modern furnishings and thoughtful kids’ amenities. Each room comes with a king bed and a sofa bed.

SAFRA members enjoy 15% off the best available rate!

Family Rooms and Suites

Orchard Rendezvous Hotel

rendezvoushotels.com.sg/en/hotels/orchard-rendezvous-hotel

Orchard Rendezvous Hotel boasts large 50-60sqm Family Rooms which are ideal for families. Conveniently located at the start of Orchard Road, it is a short walk from the MRT station. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is only a 5-minute drive away.

The Family Room With Bunk Bed is designed for a family of four. It features kids’ amenities such as toothbrush, cutlery, and a welcome gift hamper. Kids can be entertained with activities such as colouring sheets and word search, contained in the room’s Bizzie Box. Alternatively, you can rent board games from the hotel or draw using the chalkboard as a bonding activity.

SAFRA members enjoy 15% off the best available rate!

Family Getaway

Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa

sentosa.amarahotels.com

There is plenty to do at this luxury resort with 140 5-star rooms, suites, villas, and a mansion. Take a dip in the pool, explore the resort’s grounds, or bond over some specially curated family activities. The Family Getaway staycation package includes accommodation of your choice, breakfast for two adults and one child, S$80 F&B credits and a themed family activity.

Rates from S$415++ per room per night, and includes:

Complimentary Sentosa Island admission
Complimentary WIFI throughout the resort
Complimentary access to gym operated by Aileron Wellness
Themed family activity in the resort, conducted daily from 3-4pm daily at the Shutters Restaurant.

Goodwood Family Staycation

Goodwood Park Hotel

goodwoodparkhotel.com

Built in 1900, this national landmark is sited on a lush
6-hectare landscaped garden. Much of the original beauty has been faithfully restored, with the Grand Tower gazetted a national monument in 1989.

Today, it has 233 rooms and suites complete with the comfort of contemporary amenities, two outdoor swimming pools, a fitness centre, five distinctive restaurants, a bar and a deli.

Rates for the Deluxe Room are from S$288++ per room per night and includes:

One complimentary extra bed for child below 12 years or a baby cot
Complimentary internet access
Complimentary set breakfast for two adults and two children below six years old
One-time order of Taiwan Porridge Bento for two adults and Kids Meal for two children for lunch or dinner, per room per stay
One Goodwood Park Concierge Teddy Bear or Spiky the Durian Mascot Teddy Bear per room per stay
Cookies with two servings of milk during turndown service per room per stay
Upgrade to next room category on availability

Discover Fun with the Family

Sheraton Towers Singapore

marriott.com/hotels/travel/sinsi-sheraton-towers-singapore

Centrally located, it is only a 10-minute walk from Orchard Road. Premium rooms and suites are furnished with modern amenities and conveniences. As a 5-star business hotel with modern amenities and dedicated service, it has 420 rooms, and a fitness centre that overlooks the outdoor swimming pool.

The Discover Fun with the Family package includes:

Second room for kids (up to 21 years old ) at 50% off
Free breakfast for kids aged 12 and below at The Dining Room with every paying adult
Complimentary internet access

Family Fun Package

Sofitel Singapore City Centre

sofitel-singapore-citycentre.com

This luxury 5-star 223-room hotel is situated in Tanjong Pagar Centre, which conveniently sits above the Tanjong Pagar MRT station. Keep your children busy with the tailored amenities specially prepared in-room, or take a dip in the hotel’s 30-metre long infinity pool.

Room Rates for the Luxury Room (King/Twin) which can fit up to 2 tents, are at S$333.89++ for two adults and one child under 12 years old. It is inclusive of:

One boy or girl themed teepee tents with mattress
Breakfast for two adults, and one child below 12 years old
Afternoon Tea at 1864 Lobby Lounge for two adults
Tea time snacks for one child
Late check out until 4pm

Ultimate Family Getaway

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

marriott.com/hotels/travel/sindt-singapore-marriott-tang-plaza-hotel

This 383 room 5-star hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Orchard Road, with the Orchard MRT Station and Tangs at Tang Plaza on the doorsteps, it is connected to an underpass network to at least four major shopping centres.

The rates are from S$300++ per room, per night and includes:

Complimentary room upgrade to Premier Deluxe Room
24-hour use of room, subject to availability
Complimentary breakfast for up to two adults, and two children below 12 years old
S$70 F&B credit per room
Complimentary extra bed or baby cot
Complimentary parking

Infinite Family Experiences

Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa

sofitel-singapore-sentosa.com

Located below the southern tip of Singapore in Sentosa, the 215-room hotel offers an array of cuisines & buffets, romantic setting lounge, spacious swimming pool deck, a kids playroom, complimentary internet access, shuttle services and much more. Connecting rooms are provided for families.

The rate for four is from S$538++ per night, and includes:

Full Gourmet Dining Experiences
Daily Kids Activities
Bicycle Usage

 

Fam-tastic Time Stay Package

York Hotel Singapore

yorkhotel.com.sg

This 407 room, 4-star hotel is strategically located within walking distance to Orchard Road. Leisurely pleasures include a guests-only outdoor swimming pool, a sundeck and a fitness centre outfitted with the latest weight and cardio training equipment. Its signature restaurant, White Rose Café, serves an eclectic selection of Western and Asian cuisine.

This package rate is from S$290++ per night and includes:

Daily breakfast for three persons, and one free breakfast for child below five years old at White Rose Café
S$80 food and beverage dining credits, redeemable at White Rose Cafe
Welcome fruit platter and drink
Late check-out till 3pm


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